The solitude at Canyon Diablo is almost palpable - an entity that is at once overwhelming and eminently soothing. Only the rush of the wind disturbs the silence for awhile - until a thin silver li... (more)
This northbound general freight is just about finished with it's journey through the Tehachapi Mountains as it picks up speed between Illmon and Bena.
BNSF 4740 north works towards Tehachapi Summit as it passes one of the few remaning SP searchlights still standing on the Mojave Sub.
BNSF 4740 leads this Northbound general freight at Bealville in Tehachapi Pass.
6 units lead this Northbound manifest as it decends Tehachapi Pass at Marcel.
A momentary break in the clouds allows a splash of evening sunlight to shine on BNSF's swing bridge across the Mississippi. In just a few moments, the BNSF stack train crossing the bridge will be ... (more)
BNSF 4740 west greets the sunrise at Frazee.
A manifest with a rare yet-hopefully-increasingly-common lashup of bold color works its way south approaching Woodmen Rd. Along for the ride is a still-brilliant blue ex-Conrail unit and BNSF 812... (more)
While struggling up the 1.5% grade up Berthoud Hill, BNSF 4740 is seen in Notch 8 as it approaches Longs Peak, Colorado. Note: The Primer patch on the right side of the nose on the unit.
Coldest day of the year, the wind chill is about -18 in this shot, though making for a brilliant sunset out on the transcon under a classic ATSF cantilever signal
A BNSF Dash 9 with primer paint on the front corner of the cab leads CSX train Q575, which often sports BNSF power, through Hartselle. Too bad the SD75M wasn't leading.
A empty stack train passes on the corridor.